(1) HPC must, on a
4-yearly basis, furnish to the Minister a report that assesses the health of
South Australians and changes in health outcomes over the reporting period.
(2) The report
identify significant trends in the health status of South Australians and
consider future priorities for the health system having regard to trends in
health outcomes, including trends that relate to particular illnesses or
population groups; and
review the performance of the various health systems established within the
State in achieving the objects of this Act; and
identify any other significant issues considered relevant by HPC; and
conform with any requirements of the Minister as to the form of the report and
other matters to be addressed by the report.
(3) The Minister must,
within 12 sitting days after receipt of a report under this section, cause a
copy of the report to be laid before both Houses of Parliament.
(4) The Minister must,
within 6 months after receipt of a report under this section, cause a formal
response to the report to be laid before both Houses of Parliament.
(5) The first report
under this section must be completed by a day to be fixed by the regulations.